Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Rody » Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:42 am

^ That scene really bugs me. It has NO purpose whatsoever, and I don't like nudity in films to start with.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Red-Death Gigan » Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:23 am

Cimmerian Dragon wrote:The purpose of the scene is to show the details of the operation on Katsura. The purpose of the exposed chest is to contrast a realistic, generally pleasant aspect of human anatomy with the artificial and decidedly unpleasant machinery which that appealing surface-layer conceals.


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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Living Corpse » Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:40 am

Rody wrote:^ That scene really bugs me. It has NO purpose whatsoever, and I don't like nudity in films to start with.


Well don't look at the background in Gojira, some of the island women are topless.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Goji » Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:42 am

Rody wrote: I don't like nudity in films to start with.


And why is that?
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Legionmaster » Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:55 am

Goji wrote:
Rody wrote: I don't like nudity in films to start with.


And why is that?

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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby menschenjaeger » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:10 am

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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby MaxRebo320 » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:41 am

menschenjaeger wrote:Yup! I watched the commentary and they flat-out say it.

The plastic boobs in the Japanese version were pretty hilarious - why bother? Also, I never knew there was a schizo American edit AND a sensible one. It's nice to have a linear English version for when I feel like snickering at dubbing.


One thing I have always wondered was whether they were supposed to be her real boobs, or actual cover ups, and plastic ones to hide her machinery.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby TokyoVigilante » Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:35 pm

Nudity is awesome. I wish films had more casual nudity. The human body is much to incredibly attractive to keep wrapped in clothes for every film.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Goji » Wed Apr 18, 2012 1:15 pm

I just can't imagine why somebody would be so appalled by some fake breasts. It's just kinda..odd.

Being so opposed to nudity must mean one thing: You've fast-forwarded every sex/nude scene in every film you've ever seen on home video. Ever.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Rody » Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:51 pm

I understand Cimmerian Dragon's point in his initial response, but couldn't they have just shown, say, her bare belly? Couldn't that be enough?
I find nudity generally unnecessary. If revealing those parts is looked down upon in real life, why do we want to see it in the media?
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Berzerkgodzilla » Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:00 pm

It shouldn't be looked down upon in real life. What's the big deal with nudity? Oh, she's showing a natural part of her body! So horrible! Think of the children! I've never quite understood what the big problem with nudity is
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Goji » Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:14 pm

It's "looked down upon" by whom? American prudes? Parents of sheltered teenagers? Asexual human beings?

I like you Rody, so I'll just cut this short. I don't want to get on your bad side any more than I probably already have.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby miguelnuva » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:30 pm

Their is noting wrong with seeing a little nudity in a film.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Kaiju-King42 » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:54 pm

Cimmerian Dragon wrote:Listen, you can like or dislike what you want. However, until men are required to cover their nipples, it's pretty foolish to ask women to do so. It's the same darn body part, right down to the ability to lactate (as Scientific American showed showed on the previous page). I'll never understand why folks find the human body so disturbing. I remember when Watchmen came out, and all my male friends did was bitch about seeing Dr. Manhattan's penis. Why? Don't you have one? Does your own rod offend you when you catch a glimpse of it? For the love of all that's holy, it's all just epidermis! Why are some parts of our anatomy considered so horrifying, but others, like the elbow or belly-button, are not? Is it just because there are orifices involved? Then why not censor nostrils? Boogers bother me a lot more than butt cheeks.

Sigh. I'll probably never understand this.


I'm no expert on the subject, but I think religion has something to do with it. After all, religion did play a large part in shaping society into what it is today.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Legionmaster » Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:33 am

Cimmerian Dragon wrote:but I'm also not morally opposed to the sight of the human posterior.

With obesity on the rise, maybe you should be. :freak:
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby GodzillaRangerPrime » Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:54 pm

Berzerkgodzilla wrote:It shouldn't be looked down upon in real life. What's the big deal with nudity? Oh, she's showing a natural part of her body! So horrible! Think of the children! I've never quite understood what the big problem with nudity is


Goji wrote:It's "looked down upon" by whom? American prudes? Parents of sheltered teenagers? Asexual human beings?

I like you Rody, so I'll just cut this short. I don't want to get on your bad side any more than I probably already have.


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Cimmerian Dragon wrote:Listen, you can like or dislike what you want. However, until men are required to cover their nipples, it's pretty foolish to ask women to do so. It's the same darn body part, right down to the ability to lactate (as Scientific American showed showed on the previous page). I'll never understand why folks find the human body so disturbing. I remember when Watchmen came out, and all my male friends did was bitch about seeing Dr. Manhattan's penis. Why? Don't you have one? Does your own rod offend you when you catch a glimpse of it? For the love of all that's holy, it's all just epidermis! Why are some parts of our anatomy considered so horrifying, but others, like the elbow or belly-button, are not? Is it just because there are orifices involved? Then why not censor nostrils? Boogers bother me a lot more than butt cheeks.

Sigh. I'll probably never understand this.


I'm no expert on the subject, but I think religion has something to do with it. After all, religion did play a large part in shaping society into what it is today.


Pretty much, and because of that, there is absolutely no way this problem will ever turn around. Not in our life time, not even the life time after that.
It's too taboo, it can't work in our current society, and there's too many ignorant people in the world.

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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Living Corpse » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:01 am

Berzerkgodzilla wrote: So horrible! Think of the children!


They are thinking of the children, boobs feed babies, that's what they're there for.


BOT Ultraman monsters making a cameo, cool.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Varan Bon Ziller » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:06 am

It's only a couple of seconds and they're not real.

I don't hear any complaints about Godzilla being naked.

Dr Mafune on the other hand... :freak:
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby edgaguirus » Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:59 pm

Well, kaiju don't wear clothes for one thing.
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby MaxRebo320 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:37 pm

tihs prooves that ultraman is part of teh same continooity as godzila
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Re: Terror of Mechagodzilla Discovery

Postby Shadow » Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:19 pm

edgaguirus wrote:Well, kaiju don't wear clothes for one thing.


*Opens mouth to say something, but couldn't*
Yeah this discovery is interesting.
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